Observation start time: 06:00:00 Observation end time: 16:00:00 Total observation time: 10 hours
Compiler: Jesse Amesbury
Counters: Jennifer Wall
Weather: Foggy and overcast morning, but sun broke through around lunchtime. Winds about 5 mph out of the north all day long.
Raptor Observations: Once weather improved a nice movement of raptors were tallied including 376 Broad-winged Hawks, 3 Northern harriers, and 5 Bald Eagles.
Non-raptor Observations: Another strong push of Blue Jays with 502 counted. The first push of White-throated Sparrows were also detected at the lookout today. Warbler numbers have dwindled but still good numbers of Blackpoll Warblers. ======================================================================== Report submitted by Laurie Goodrich (<goodrich...>) Hawk Mountain Sanctuary information may be found at: http://www.hawkmountain.org/